Graham Elliot

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Owner/Chef, Graham Elliot Bistro; TV Personality

Graham Elliot is a critically acclaimed chef, restaurateur and television personality who also happens to be one of the most recognized faces cooking in America today. Growing up a Navy brat allowed Graham the opportunity to travel the world and all fifty states, sparking an intense interest in food and music which led to his attending Johnson & Wales University. Graham received three James Beard Award nominations, competed on Iron Chef and the first two seasons of Top Chef Masters, was named one of Food & Wine Magazine’s “Best New Chefs” and became the youngest Four Star Chef in the U.S., all before the age of 30. In 2012, Graham was inducted into the Chicago Chefs Hall of Fame, named “Chef of the Year”, and saw September 19th officially proclaimed as “Graham Elliot Day” in the city of Chicago by Mayor Rahm Emanuel. In addition to running his two restaurants: Graham Elliot Bistro in Chicago and Primary Food & Drink in Greenwich, CT, Graham is also a judge on Fox’s MasterChef as well as Culinary Director of Chicago’s Lollapalooza music festival. When he’s not traversing the globe in search of gastronomic inspiration, Graham resides in Chicago with his wife and business partner Allie, and his three children, Mylo Ignatius, Conrad Matthias and Jedediah Lindsay.

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